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Cablegate: Secstate Human Rights Vetting Approval For

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DE RUEHC #0867 1242208
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 042202Z MAY 07
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO IMMEDIATE 7989
INFO RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 060867

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: JA MARR MOPS PGOV PHUM
SUBJECT: SECSTATE HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING APPROVAL FOR
PARTICIPATION OF JAPANESE OFFICER IN SENIOR EXECUTIVE
COURSE

REF: TOKYO 1872

1. As requested reftel, the Department has reviewed its
files and finds no credible information of gross violations
of human rights by the individual named in paragraph 2,
below, as of this date, who has been selected to participate
in senior executive course training at the Asia Pacific
Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii.

2. Approved candidate:

Name: Matsumura, Goro
Position: Major General (O-8), JGSDF, Eastern Army, Deputy
Chief of Staff (Operations)
Service Number: G0408151
DOB: January 4, 1959
POB: Tokyo, Japan
Type of Training: Senior Executive Course
Location of Training: Asia Pacific Center for Security
Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii
Dates of Training: 14 - 18 May 2007
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